Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico — The Pacific Coast (and Central Highlands)
Founding of the Royal College of San Nicolás Obispo
El Gobierno del Estado mandó colocar esta lápida conmemorativa el 10 de Octubre de 1906.
The most lllustrious and Most Reverend Vasco de Quiroga, first Bishop of Michoacan, founded in this house in 1540, the Royal College of San Nicolás Obispo, which was transferred to the City of Valladolid (today’s Morelia) on October 10, 1580, where it still exists with the name of the Primitive and National College of San Nicolás de Hidalgo.
The State Government ordered this commemorative marker to be placed on October 10, 1906.
Erected 1906 by Gobierno del Estado de Michoacán.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion Colonial Era • Education. A significant historical date for this entry is October 10, 1580.
Location. 19° 30.818′ N, 101° 36.43′ W. Marker is in Pátzcuaro, Michoacán. Marker is at the intersection of Arciga and Alcantarilla, on the right when traveling north on Arciga. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pátzcuaro MIC 61600, Mexico. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pátzcuaro's Spring (a few steps from this marker); Centro Cultural Antiguo Colegio Jesuita (within shouting distance of this marker); Consecration of Michoacán's First Cathedral Altar (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); 400th Anniversary of the Death of Vasco de Quiroga (about 90 meters away); Palacio Huitzimengari / Casa de las Artesanías (about 120 meters away); Basilica de la Salud (about 180 meters away); Basílica de Nuestra Señora de la Salud (about 180 meters away); Basilica de María Inmaculada de la Salud (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pátzcuaro.
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